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Notre Ami Pierrot. Une Douzaine de Pantomimes

Morin, Louis. Doucet, Jérôme

Paris. Société d'Editions Littéraires et Artistiques / Librairie Paul Ollendorff. c.1900
Louis Morin illustrating Jérôme Doucet.

Each of Doucet's 'Pantomimes' features an illustrated title and two leaves with his text and Morin's illustrations; each 'Pentomime' is dedicated to a different 'ami', among whom are the dedicatees 'Pierrot (Adolphe) Brisson' and 'Pierrot (René or Marcel or Jules) Baschet.

The 'Pantomimes' are the following: 'Le Philtre', 'Clysterium Donare', 'Les Violettes', 'At Home', 'La Croix de Son Père', 'Dalila', 'Le Saule', 'Tes Père et Mère', 'Immanente Justice', 'Meneur de Grève', 'Le Sermon', 'La Pantomime'.
pp. 75. Small folio. (328 x 248 mm). Half-title with printed dedication, justification verso, printed title in red and black with publisher's vignette and Doucet's text illustrated with a total of 48 colour text illustrations and 16 vignettes by Louis Morin, after his watercolour designs, leaf with 'Table' with head-piece, final leaf with achevé d'imprimer and vignette. Full blue crushed morocco by Dubois with his signature gilt, boards ruled in gilt, banded spine six compartments with gilt title, turn-ins ruled in gilt with fleuron corner tools, marbled endpapers, original publisher's pictorial wrappers by Morin preserved.

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